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Forum: Share Patterns 06-09-2013, 08:51 PM
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Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Sturdy's Fancy - a deadly Californian beetle!!

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Forum: Share Patterns 06-08-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Sturdy's Fancy - a deadly Californian beetle!!

Yup, that was my logic - couldn't check the gastric contents because C&R, but they rose readily and nailed them, the takes were crushing!
Forum: Share Patterns 06-08-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By la_jolla1
Sturdy's Fancy - a deadly Californian beetle!!

I spent the week fishing Hot Creek, a spring-fed stream in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains with wild, catch and release dry-fly only fishing. When the afternoon wind picked up (howled), the go to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-03-2013, 06:31 AM
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Views: 243
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Kitchen sink shrimp

Sunglasses, maybe = would suggest a welders facemask myself! I have been feeling very colorful all spring....
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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-01-2013, 03:04 AM
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Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-29-2013, 10:17 AM
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Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-27-2013, 04:19 PM
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Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

General Practitioner
klink is a #12 for scale
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Forum: Share Patterns 04-27-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By la_jolla1
Half a duo

Got a trip next weekend
Sometimes the duo of a klinkhammer and a tung-head nymph work really well. So tied a few more Klinks
#12 sedge/buzzer hook barbless
post: pink poly
hackle: Whiting...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-24-2013, 12:07 PM
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Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

Usk Grub and a colorful dabbler
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/Usk.jpg
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/dabbler.jpg
Forum: Share Patterns 04-16-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Green and Gold Hairwing

Thanks Ard - you are right, this is a hairwing and not a spey, hence the new title. Hopefully it works!!
Forum: Share Patterns 04-16-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By la_jolla1
Green and Gold hairwing

Got a lovely piece of picric-green Arctic fox in the mail today;) - thanks Taff! So here it is:

Butt: silver lagartun oval medium
Body: Gold holo tinsel
Rib: Silver wire (small)
Wing: arctic...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-13-2013, 02:23 PM
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Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

Teal variations in #5 and #16
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/Teal_5_16.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-11-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Good Online Shop for Quality Fly Tying Materials

Greatfeathers in MD -interesting, hard to find stuff, great book selection as well

Finney's Flies A.P.G.A.I (http://www.finneysflies.com/index.html) for brilliant bronze mallard, CDC, pheasant,...
Forum: Fly Swap 04-10-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,692
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: 2013 Swap #4: Wet Flies; soft hackles, flymps, winged wets.

Even better, post a pic of the flies in this thread and there it is, as the pattern choices are quite clear.
Forum: Fly Swap 04-10-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,692
Posted By la_jolla1
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-06-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Green Highlander 5/0

Seriously good, guess you need to publish your own book now....
Forum: Fly Swap 04-05-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,692
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: 2013 Swap #4: Wet Flies; soft hackles, flymps, winged wets.

Done as well, get them in the mail next week as I am traveling through Tuesday
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/Tealblue_silver_wetswap.jpg
Forum: Fly Swap 04-03-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,692
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: 2013 Swap #4: Wet Flies; soft hackles, flymps, winged wets.

Heck, I'll play
Teal and silver on a #12 B175
Small fly on the left
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/Teal_silver.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-02-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

The voice of experience there.... dabblers are tricky things to learn, and you have to tie them until it clicks for you. One trick that really helped me was to use a little bit of wax to spin the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-31-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

Thanks Kelkay: Working on the wet flies as I had never put an effort into learning them well. Been playing around the CDC wings, the golden-olive/sunburst mayfly, and then arctic fox and peacock...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-30-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-23-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

A few wet flies:

From top Left, clockwise
Hans Weillenmann-Taff variant
Taff's Mellow Yellow
Hans Weillenman Slider
Stan Headley's Green Kate muddler variant...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-21-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,072
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: Vise Short List what to pick

I have had a Dyna-King squire for about 15 years and it is still great (my travel vise since the end of 2012). I would get an entry level Dyna-King with enthusiasm....

How come you are boomslang...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-13-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

Feeling colorful....http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/colorful.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-11-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 146,815
Posted By la_jolla1
Re: What have you been tying today?

cdc winged caddis
#14 buzzer
bronze mallard wisp for antennaehttp://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/cdc_caddis1.jpg
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